Category: Golden Age Comics

Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Schelly

Holy Moley! Andy and Derek are pleased to have as a guest on their show Bill Schelly. A new edition of his book, Otto Binder: The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary, was released earlier this

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Once Again, It’s Time for Craig Yoe

Happy New Yoe! It’s a brand new year, and for their very first podcast episode of 2016, the guys have as their guest the great Craig Yoe! This may become a tradition on The Comics Alternative, having Craig start off the

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Episode 146: Reviews of Will Eisner’s The Spirit: A Celebration of 75 Years and Blazing Quantum

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Action * Mystery * Adventure On this week’s episode, Andy and Derek take a look at two very different titles. They begin with a long, extensive look at Will Eisner’s The Spirit: A Celebration of 75

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Episode 145: Reviews of We Stand on Guard #1, Will Eisner’s The Spirit #1, Archie #1, and Leisure

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Electric Boogaloo This week on the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs take a close look at a few #1 issues and one minicomic series. However, before they get into the nitty gritty of their reviews, they

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Back Again with Craig Yoe

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Clown Love Craig Yoe is back for his fourth interview appearance on The Comics Alternative, and this time he has two wacky new books to share with everyone, both from IDW Publishing and Yoe! Books. First,

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Comics Alternative Special: A Roundtable Discussion on Will Eisner Week with Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Will Eisner in Perspective On this special episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek kick off Will Eisner Week by having as their guests on the show Denis Kitchen and Michael Schumacher. Denis is an underground comix legend

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Episode 111: Our Annual Thanksgiving Show

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “It tastes better with gravy.” The Two Guys with PhDs are back with their annual Thanksgiving show. But this time there are three guys involved. Derek and Andy K. are joined by Andy W. — the first

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Mike Howlett

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Palate Cleanser…or Colon Cleanser? For this episode of The Comics Alternative Interviews, Derek and Andy are pleased have on the show Mike Howlett, the editor of the newly released The Worst of Eerie Publications from IDW/Yoe Books. In

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Jules Feiffer

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] “We said things that made Jules Feiffer laugh” On this Veteran’s Day, the Two Guys salute one of the most talented, and certainly the most satirical, men to serve in the U.S. military: Jules Feiffer. They

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Review: The Shadow Hero

by Andy Wolverton The Shadow Hero – Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew (First Second) If Gene Luen Yang had simply pointed us to the existence of a short-lived, mostly forgotten superhero from the 1940s, most comics fans would’ve paid attention. Comics readers tend to

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Comics Alternative Interviews: Gene Luen Yang

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Super Fun with Gene Andy and Derek are proud to have Gene Luen Yang on the podcast. With the upcoming release of his new book from First Second, The Shadow Hero — illustrated by Sonny Liew, author of Malinky

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 88: Reviews of Miracleman, Book 1, Purgatory Pub, Book 1, and Worse Things Happen at Sea

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Miracles, Metaphysics, and Comics Quandaries On this episode of The Comics Alternative, Andy and Derek review three new and unique titles. They begin by looking at Miracleman, Book 1: A Dream of Flying, the first trade in Marvel’s

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